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BWF Hong Kong Open | PV Sindhu enters quarters; Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy bow out

PV Sindhu has registered secured a berth in the quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Open with a convincing 21-14, 21-17 win over Japan’s Aya Ohori. However, Saina Nehwal and HS Prannoy were handed defeats by Chen Yuefi and Kazumasa Sakai respectively to bring an end to their campaign in Hong Kong.
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BWF Hong Kong Open | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy progress to second round

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have advanced to the second round of the Hong Kong Open beating Mette Poulsen and Leung Yuet respectively in their women’s singles matches. In the men’s side of the draw, HS Prannoy has also entered the next round after overcoming China’s Hu Yun 19-21, 21-17, 21-15.
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reportbadminton16 days ago

HS Prannoy stuns Kidambi Srikanth to lift maiden title, Saina Nehwal secures her third national championship

HS Prannoy has beaten World No 2 Kidambi Srikanth 21-15, 16-21, 21-7 in a thrilling finale to claim the men's singles title at the National Championship in Nagpur on Wednesday. In the women’s singles, Saina Nehwal has gotten the better of PV Sindhu 21-17, 27-25 to lift her third Nationals title.
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French Open | Kidambi Srikanth beats Kenta Nishimoto to secure his fourth Superseries title in 2017

Kidambi Srikanth continued his magnificent run of form at the Superseries events and defeated Japan's Kenta Nishimoto 21-14, 21-13 in the French Open final to became the first Indian player to win four Superseries titles in a year. He also became the first Indian to win the French Open.
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French Open | PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter quarter-finals; Saina Nehwal bows out

PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth have registered wins against Sayaka Takahashi and Wong Wing Ki in their respective matches to secure a berth in the quarter-finals of the French Open. However, Akane Yamaguchi, for the second consecutive time, beat Saina Nehwal to end the latter's campaign in Paris.
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French Open | Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to second round

The Indians had a day out at the French Open Superseries as Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth and HS Prannoy all won their first-round matches on Wednesday. On the other hand, Parupalli Kashyap crashed out at the first hurdle after losing to Indonesia’s Anthony Ginting.
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Denmark Open | Kidambi Srikanth secures third Superseries title in 2017

Korea’s Lee Hyun Il was no match for India’s fluent Kidambi Srikanth as the 24-year-old lifted the title in one of the most one-sided final ever, which saw him ending things 21-10, 21-5 in just 25 minutes. The $750,000 Denmark Open win also marks the third Superseries Premier title of his career.
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Denmark Open | HS Prannoy, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth reach quarterfinals

HS Prannoy registered his second successive victory over former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei to reach the men’s singles quarterfinals of the Denmark Superseries Premier on Thursday. Capping off a good day for India, Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth also registered wins to advance to the quarterfinals.
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Denmark Open | Saina Nehwal stuns Carolina Marin in two games; PV Sindhu bows out of tournament

Saina Nehwal has brushed aside Rio Olympics gold medalist Carolina Marin 22-20, 21-18 in a hard-fought first-round encounter of the Denmark Open on Wednesday. On the other hand, PV Sindhu suffered a straight game loss against China's Chen Yufei to crash out of the tournament in the opening round.
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reportbadminton2 months ago

Korea Open | PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma through to quarter finals

PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma have entered the quarter-finals of the Korea Open with straight-game wins in their respective matches. Sindhu overcame Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 22-20, 21-17 while Sameer Berma saw off Wong Wing Ki Vincent in just 41 minutes with straight games of 21-19, 21-13.
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